Puy Lentil Soup
Hearty and healthy puy lentil soup that is easy to make and very filling.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 small onion chopped
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 3 carrots chopped
- 2 sticks celery chopped
- 1 x 400g/14 oz can of Puy lentils
- 1 lt/1 3/4 pints chicken stock
- 4 slices parma ham
- 1 tsp dried oregano and thyme
- 1 tsp turmeric
- 1/2 tsp ground coriander
- 1/2 tsp ground cumin
- salt and pepper to taste
- olive oil/dukkah to serve
Heat the oil in a soup pan and saute the onion for 5 minutes then add the garlic for 2 minutes.
Add the carrots, celery and all spices and herbs and cook for 10 minutes.
Drain and rince the puy lentils and add to the pan along with the stock and parma ham.
Simmer for 30 minutes.
Scoop out half of the soup and blitz the remainder in the pan with a stick blender.
Return the remainder of the soup to the pan so you have a good mix of smooth and chunky veggies to give great texture .
Serve with a drizzle of olive oil and a spoonful of dukkah.